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Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44813CA | Nov 2015

Growing up: Revenue will rise, but competition from alternative retailers is increasing

IBISWorld’s Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$695m
Annual Growth 10-15
-4.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
6,404
Businesses
930
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has had to battle against tough external competition. Many department stores and international brands started selling children's clothing in Canada, which reduced the overall price point at which such items are sold. Additionally, significant volatility in the price of cotton has resulted in shrinking profit margins. However, the industry has slowly recovered from the financial crisis, increasing slightly over the past five years. In the next five years, per capita disposable income is expected to rise and a falling unemployment rate will support stronger industry revenue growth. Nevertheless, the industry will continue to experience intense competition from alternative retailers, threatening industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry are moderate and largely relate to the high cost of establishing and maintaining brand reputation. Industry incumbents have already established themselves as considerable forces within the industry. This pushes new entrants to invest time and money in their operations because consumers are unlikely to shift away from the strong brand names with which they are familiar. New entrants will also compete against a high level of external competition arising from department stores, mass merchandiser, and online retailers.

New entrants will also find it difficult to contend with the broad range of products and competitive pricing of industry players... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores Industry?

This industry includes specialized clothing retailers that sell a wide range of ready-to-wear infant and children's clothing. Supplementary services include basic alterations, such as hemming and taking in or letting out seams. This industry excludes retail sales from department stores, mass merchants and online-only retailers.

Industry Products
Boys' clothingGirls' clothingInfants' and toddlers' clothing
 
Industry Activities
Operating children's clothing storesOperating infants' clothing storesOperating toddlers' clothing stores


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